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Celebrate a Life

FUNERAL WAKE VENUE IN WILTSHIRE 

Our compassionate services and venue is designed to support and accommodate all aspects of your memorial event, providing a fitting tribute to your loved one.

Cleeve House presents a serene setting for the thoughtful commemoration of loved ones. Whether you wish for a tranquil funeral wake gathering, a reception meal, or a peaceful ceremony in the countryside, Cleeve House is here for you.

At a glance

Fully exclusive and personal manor house use

Onsite parking for up to 70 vehicles

150 Maximum Capacity

Easy travel access via M4 and public transport

Venue and Catering package £26.50 pp - Minimum 25 guests

CLEEVE HOUSE FUNCTION ROOMS

For catering, the kitchen & space
can feed up to 120 people.

The Great Hall

With oak panelled walls and a beautiful high ceiling the Great Hall is an impressive and elegant room in which to enjoy your celebrations. The Great Hall can seat up to 72 people. It is a versatile space so a variety of table layouts are possible to accommodate everyone comfortably. For larger numbers, the adjacent Salisbury Room can be used for an additional 60 people.

We can work with you to design a table plan to accommodate all your guests, and we will support your caterer to ensure that the room is set out exactly as you require.

Salisbury Room

The Salisbury Room is a light airy room with huge windows and gorgeous views across the Wiltshire countryside. Up to 60 people can be accommodated on a range of table layouts. If you are having a buffet, this room works well for buffet tables with the dining in the Great Hall. It is also a great space for an evening buffet if required.

The Library ​

The Library is a beautiful and elegant space provides a lounge area where guests can relax with a drink throughout the day.

The Cleeve House Bar & Tea Room

A fully licensed bar, with bar staff included with hire, well stocked bar with flexibility to ask management to order in any particular favourite drinks for your event to add that personal touch. Space to sit and share, watch the sport on the TV if needed, piano for live music. 


You can benefit from a flexible space with lots of light that combines the mid 19th century architecture with a bright and modern 1950s style furniture designers seating arrangement.We can work with you to design a table plan to accommodate all your guests, and we will support your caterer to ensure that the room is set out exactly as you require.

9 Bedrooms

As well as the Bridal Suite, a range of doubles, twins and family rooms provide comfortable overnight accommodation for up to 24 guests.

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Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

Room 6 - Bridal Suite

Room 7

Room 8

Room 9

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With oak panelled walls and a beautiful high ceiling the Great Hall is an impressive and elegant room in which to enjoy your celebrations. The Great Hall can seat up to 72 people. It is a versatile space so a variety of table layouts are possible to accommodate everyone comfortably. For larger numbers, the adjacent Salisbury Room can be used for an additional 60 people.

We can work with you to design a table plan to accommodate all your guests, and we will support your caterer to ensure that the room is set out exactly as you require.

The Salisbury Room is a light airy room with huge windows and gorgeous views across the Wiltshire countryside. Up to 60 people can be accommodated on a range of table layouts. If you are having a buffet, this room works well for buffet tables with the dining in the Great Hall. It is also a great space for an evening buffet if required.

The Library is a beautiful and elegant space provides a lounge area where guests can relax with a drink throughout the day.

A fully licensed bar, with bar staff included with hire, well stocked bar with flexibility to ask management to order in any particular favourite drinks for your event to add that personal touch. Space to sit and share, watch the sport on the TV if needed, piano for live music. 


You can benefit from a flexible space with lots of light that combines the mid 19th century architecture with a bright and modern 1950s style furniture designers seating arrangement.We can work with you to design a table plan to accommodate all your guests, and we will support your caterer to ensure that the room is set out exactly as you require.

As well as the Bridal Suite, a range of doubles, twins and family rooms provide comfortable overnight accommodation for up to 24 guests.

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

Room 6 - Bridal Suite

Room 7

Room 8

Room 9

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WAKE VENUE WILTSHIRE 

Cleeve House is conveniently situated in the serene heartland of Wiltshire, enveloped by a pristine countryside landscape with captivating views at every turn. Nestled between the charming towns of Devizes to the east, Melksham to the north, and Trowbridge to the west, our location offers an idyllic seclusion while still maintaining easy accessibility from London via train or the M4.

FUNERAL RECEPTIONS AT CLEEVE HOUSE 

Our venue provides tranquil reception rooms ideal for sharing memories and providing mutual support. We offer an array of unique spaces of various sizes, all equipped to accommodate guests who may need to stay overnight.

A Location Made To Fit

Organising a funeral reception is an important part of the grieving process. This is an opportunity to share stories, honour the person’s life, and provide comfort and support to each other. When selecting a respectful and warm venue for your funeral reception, it’s crucial to consider not just the facilities you need, but also a location that will provide a comforting and serene environment for your attendees. A carefully chosen venue like Cleeve House will provide your guests with a sense of peace and belonging during this difficult time.

PRIVATE DINING ROOMS FOR FUNERAL WAKES IN WILTSHIRE 

Cleeve House provides a serene setting for funeral receptions with our private dining rooms. Whether you’re looking to organise an intimate gathering, a quiet meal with family and friends, or a larger commemorative event, our venue is prepared to cater to your unique needs. After these heartfelt commemorations, guests can find solace in our tranquil spaces, enjoy a shared meal and retreat to their peaceful accommodations. At Cleeve House, we have numerous rooms, allowing for the accommodation of large groups while still maintaining the privacy and dignity required during such occasions.

BEAUTIFUL WAKE GROUNDS 

With its extensive private gardens perfect for peaceful reflection. Within these prestigious grounds, there’s ample space for a respectful gathering, complete with spaces for quiet contemplation. Our venue also provides spacious reception rooms for sharing memories, moments of silence, and respectful tributes. Make your loved one’s farewell a truly memorable one at Cleeve House.

Comfortable overnight accommodation

As well as the Kings Suite, a range of doubles, twins and family rooms provide comfortable overnight accommodation for up to 24 guests.

catering for your funeral wake

For catering, kitchen & space can feed up to 120 people.
Cleeve house has fantastic indoor and outdoor areas. This can be a great way to make the most of the wake without having to leave the property.

Frequently Asked Questions
About Our Wiltshire Corporate Event Venue

Cleeve House can comfortably accommodate a range of funeral reception sizes from 10-150 guests, with both indoor and outdoor facilities available. Please contact us directly to discuss your specific needs.

Absolutely! Cleeve House is fully equipped to host your funeral reception and provide a space for guests to share a meal together.

Whilst we don’t offer full event planning services, we can provide a detailed list of recommendations for everything from decor to catering, providing a respectful and suitable environment for your gathering.

Yes, we offer on-site accommodation for up to 24 guests. We have a range of beautifully appointed rooms, providing a comfortable haven for those who wish to stay overnight.

Our kitchen facilities are open for use by outside caterers, and we are happy to discuss your specific needs further.

We aim to make your reception as comforting as possible, which includes your choice of music or remembrance services. We do ask that any live music or services adhere to local noise regulations. However, we’re here to support your reception in every way we can.

Contact us directly to discuss available dates and booking details. We look forward to assisting you in hosting a dignified and respectful funeral reception at Cleeve House.

Cleeve House is an event venue in Wiltshire suited to any kind of event. From wedding ceremonies and receptions, to peaceful retreats, corporate events and parties

With Ample space, free parking and even on site accommodation at this beautiful location, you will find an event venue for any occasion here.

Book your event today.
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